2021 Taiwan International Student Design (TISDC)

01 May 2021
15 July 2021

ICoD is pleased to announce the Member Event the 2021 Taiwan International Student Design (TISDC) organised by Asia University.

 

The Taiwan International Student Design Competition (TISDC) has marked its 14th year. Organized by Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, and executed by Department of Visual Communication Design, Asia University, the Competition has become one of the most significant design contests for students around the world. The theme of the year is "Regenerate." Any creative design that expresses the theme of the competition, “Regenerate,” and uses design to pursue the universal values of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations could participate in this year's competition. Students who currently enroll at senior high schools or above (Based on the deadline for online registration, participants must be born after 28 April, 1990, and younger than 30 years of age. For female participants who have given birth before 30 years of age, are entitled to a 2-year extension per birth.) are eligible. No registration fee is required. The online registration and work submissions will start from 01 May, 2021 to 15 July, 2021.

 

EVENT DESCRIPTION

 

Features

  • Total Prize Money is up to US$150,000
  • The Largest Student Design Competition in the World
  • International Design Associations Endorsed Special Prizes
  • No Registration or Presentation Fee required

 

Categories

Product Design, Visual Design, and Digital Animation

 

Awards

Product Design, Visual Design, and Digital Animation Categories:

  • Grand Prix (1 winner): NT$400,000 (approx. US$13,000), an awarding cup and a certificate
  • Gold Prize (1 winner for each category): NT$250,000 (approx. US$8,000), an awarding cup and a certificate
  • Silver Prize (1 winner for each category): NT$150,000 (approx. US$5,000), an awarding cup and a certificate
  • Bronze Prize (3 winners for each category): NT$60,000 (approx. US$2,000), an awarding cup and a certificate
  • Honorable Mention (several winners for each category): NT$10,000 (approx. US$330) and a certificate

International Design Association Special Prize (at least 15 winners)
NT$100,000 (approx. US$3,300), an awarding cup and a certificate

* The jurors delegated by international design associations will select works that meet the evaluation criteria of each international design association among the shortlisted entries in the Product Design, Visual Design, and Digital Animation categories to win this prize.

 

Brand Specified Special Prize: Environmental Sustainability Award. (2 winners) (Sponsored by TPCA Environment Foundation)
NT$100,000 (approx. US$3,300), an awarding cup and a certificate

* The jury panel will select works “with significance for environmental sustainability” among the shortlisted entries in the Product Design and Visual Design categories to win this prize.

* The prizes will be adjusted according to the quality and quantity of participating works. The final selection committee can select outstanding works and approve the prize money (not restricted to the amount limit above), if the same work has won awards in the simultaneous year in any related competitions held by the Central Ministry or listed in the Ministry of Education’s “Encourage students to participate in art and design international competitions”.

 

* The awarding cup and the certificate will be conferred by the Minister of Education and the award ceremony will take place at the end of this year. The winners will be announced on the Competition’s official website and other media in Taiwan and abroad, to allow suppliers to seek for design cooperation opportunities.

 

EVALUATION OPERATION

 

A.Preliminary Selection
The evaluation will be based on the digital files provided by the participants. The evaluation committee will select finalists for the final selection.

B.Final Selection
Due to the pandemic, works will be reviewed and evaluated online.

 

Criteria

The design works will be judged by their creativity, interpretation of the theme, expression of concept, and aesthetic approach. Domestic and international experts in different fields will be invited by the executive to organize the preliminary and final selection committees to process the evaluation.

A.Product Design Category: 
Creativity: 50%; Thematic: 30%; Design Presentation: 20%

B.Visual Design Category: 
Creativity: 50%; Thematic: 30%; Composition and Aesthetics: 20%

C.Digital Animation Category:
Creativity: 50%; Aesthetics: 30%; Thematic: 20%

 

LINKS

Official Event website: https://www.tisdc.org/en
Organiser’s website: https://www.asia.edu.tw/EN/
Competition Procedure: https://www.tisdc.org/en/registration/themeAndCompetition
Online registration & work submissions: https://www.tisdc.org/en/registration/participationAndSubmission
EDMs & Portfolios: https://www.tisdc.org/en/downloads
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/tisdc.taiwan
Twitter page: https://www.instagram.com/tisdc.tw/

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